Today’s Headlines

  • Local Transit Agencies Report Few Delays Despite Bitter Cold (Tribune, RedEye)
  • $3.4 Billion Elgin-O’Hare Highway Extension and Widening Project to Start This Spring (Crain’s)
  • Police Have Identified Owner of Car That Killed School Worker in Aurora Hit-And-Run (Daily Herald)
  • Loss of Revenue to Parking Concessionaire From Unchanged Meter Rates Estimated at $900K (DNA)
  • Tuesday’s O’Hare Line Delays Caused by Cracked Track (ABC)
  • Woman Gives Birth in Car While Caught in Traffic From Fatal Crash in Cicero (Sun-Times, ABC, NBC)
  • New Restaurant to Open at 80th Avenue Metra Station in Tinley Park (Southtown Star)
  • A Dining Guide to Eateries Near ‘L’ Stations (Time Out)
  • A Conversation With “Straphanger” Author Taras Grescoe (Active Trans)
  • Thanks for the Warm Welcome From EARAB, Expired Meter, and Chiboulevards

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Editorial: Decision to Cut Pre-Tax Transit Benefits Is “Bass-Ackward” (Tribune) Our Urban Times: Exactly 3 Residents Like BRT, Everybody Else Hates It New Stoplight at Western/Ardmore Makes It Safer to Cross Street (DNA) Mundelein Residents Support Adding Car Lane to Road But Not Bike Path (Tribune) Mechanical Problems Caused Delays on O’Hare Line Yesterday (ABC) […]

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CTA to Shut Down South Red Line May 19 to October 19 for Track Rehab (Tattler) More CTA Stations Getting Next Train Screens (Transitized) For the Second Time This Week, Man Tries to Run Over Cop and Gets Shot (Tribune) Bensenville Getting $67 Million Railroad Bridge to Ease Delays for Cars (Tribune) New Fare Hike […]

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